| May 3, 2012
| 9:39 AM
PepsiCo Inc. desperately needs some razzle dazzle to boost its brand. Who better to help than Michael Jackson, the music icon whose career made short work of attendance and album sales records?
So what if the King of Pop is no longer alive? The...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:20 PM
The Coca-Cola Co. is trying out mid-calorie versions of its Sprite and Fanta sodas months after competitor PepsiCo Inc. launched its own limited-calorie Pepsi Next.
Starting in mid-June, Sprite Select and Fanta Select will be sold in test runs in...
| Jun 9, 2012
You know summer's nearly here when your cocktail looks like a snow cone. Or a lassi. Or an ice cream float. Or a fruity soda pop that comes in a glass bottle, complete with bubbles and twist-off cap.
A wave of new cocktails that hew toward the playful...
| Jun 4, 2012
MEXICO CITY — Adolfo Calero, a former Coca-Cola executive who led the largest anti-Sandinista Contra rebel force in 1980s Nicaragua and served as one of its most articulate lobbyists in Washington, has died. He was 80.
Calero died Saturday night in...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest soft-drink maker, plans to spend a total of $7 billion on India through 2020 as it attempts to take advantage of the country’s changing consumer tastes.
The company will add a $3 billion investment to the $2...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas member and occasional movie star, has a pretty good handle on being cool. And Coca-Cola Co. is betting he can transfer his hipness into a new line of recycled gear.
The green-goods industry has been growing in recent...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Goldman Sachs had a miserable first quarter — but mainly when it comes to public relations. The firm managed to beat analysts' expectations with better-than-anticipated profit, joining a pageant of generally strong earnings reports that buoyed the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 11:54 AM
The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, said it is shutting down a task force that helped draft voter ID and “stand your ground” gun legislation after major firms such as Coca Cola and Kraft cut ties with the conservative group....
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Andy Warhol famously said that in the future, everyone would have 15 minutes of fame.
But that didn't stop him from focusing his camera lenses and other image-making implements on folks whose ride on the wagon of celebrity figured to last somewhat...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Olympian McKayla Maroney is about as well known for her endlessly memed unimpressed smirk as she is for her powerhouse performance on the vault.
So will she be recognizable wearing a smile in a new advertising campaign this month for Dr Pepper Snapple...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Marilyn Monroe, one of America’s most beloved pop cultural icons, and New Coke, one of its most despised, commanded the biggest bids in the first in a series of online Christie’s auctions of Andy Warhol artworks that ended Tuesday.